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IBM i Access Family

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In Access Client Solutions "Run SQL Scripts" please make a shortcut for "Recent files" under "File"

Make it possible to access Recent files without using a lot of "Arrow down" on the keyboard or without using the mouse. Everyone trying to use shortcuts will enjoy it.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Planned for future release

Add date/timestamp to ACS Status History Log

I have spent several hours trying to cross reference ACS Status History Log entries to the QTVDEVICE joblog looking for meaningful connection failure information
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

ACS Automatic Copy function should not require the trim rectangle to remain

In ACS, turning on "Automatic Copy" from the Edit --> Preferences --> Edit --> Cut/Copy tab also forces "Trim Rectangle remains after edit function" in the Trim tab to be turned on. I submitted a support case and I was told this i...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

ACS - IFS upload option to specify Unicode (UTF8)

I noticed when using ACS Integrated File System, text files always get uploaded with CCSID 437, even when Unicode BOM is present. it would be useful if the file was created with 1208 in the IFS, either by automatically or selecting the CCSID.
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Planned for future release

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

ACS SQL Performance Monitor

When starting an SQL Performance Monitor in IBMi ACS using the Wizard, in the first screen you are able to enter a job name and Job user. The job number is missing. Use Case: If you want to select a specific job number to work with, you have to ma...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Planned for future release

ACS General Font Size

The opening screen of ACS when opening acsbundle.jar has a fixed font size. At times that is very small and I can barely read the screen. We need to be able to change the font size via the view menu for this and any of the ACS screens. Today only ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Planned for future release